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Rick Colson 58
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Khalil Essadik 45
Anita Szabo 45
Herpe Renaud 44
Angie Simpson 44
Tyra Turner 43
Justin Culp 43
Bogue Smith 43
John Krejczyk 42
Carlos Gomariz 41
Jason Wight 40
Ingrid Torlen 40
Dave Curran 40
Mark Weber 39
Irina Penkina 39
Michal Krymarys 39
Kevin Ces 39
Iben Elholm Andersen 36
Dana Morgan 36
Patricia Macias 36
Jordan Thompson 36
Teerapat Pollueang 35
Elena Moldoveanu 33
Jimmy Krizka 33
Martina Matic 33
Lauren DeTurk 32
Gabriela Filippo 32
Piotr Ilewicz 31
Kelly Wood 29
Adrian Pastor 27
Katie Lindstrom 27
Sterling Perkins 26
Vytene Vitkauskaite 26
Astrid Souply 26
Ryan Stout 25
Ella Donaho 25
Mikhail Butler 25
Eric Beranek 23
Kris Guzman 23
Yu-Rong Song 23
Rio Frohoff 20
Francesca Pollutri 15
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1974
Tom Chamales and Fred Zuelich won the Parks & Rec Corona del Mar Open.  It was the 7th win for Tom Chamales, the 2nd win for Fred Zuelich, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1974
Bob Jackson and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec Corona del Mar Open.  It was the 3rd win for Bob Jackson, the 57th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1983
On July 21, the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) is formed to protect players' interests and to preserve the integrity of beach volleyball.
In 1985
Mike Dodd and Tim Hovland won the AVP Miller High Life Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 17th win for Mike Dodd, the 17th win for Tim Hovland, and the 16th win for the team.
In 1991
Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite Chicago Open.  It was the 44th win for Karch Kiraly, the 14th win for Kent Steffes, and the 6th win for the team.
In 1991
Al Janc and Tim Walmer won the FIVB Japan Open.  It was the 1st win for Al Janc, the 5th win for Tim Walmer, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1991
Karolyn Kirby and Angela Rock won the WPVA Boulder Open.  It was the 19th win for Karolyn Kirby, the 11th win for Angela Rock, and the 11th win for the team.
In 1996
Karolyn Kirby and Angela Rock won the WPVA Evian Long Beach Open.  It was the 64th win for Karolyn Kirby, the 27th win for Angela Rock, and the 18th win for the team.
In 1996
Adam Johnson and Jose Loiola won the AVP Miller Lite Milwaukee Open.  It was the 26th win for Adam Johnson, the 10th win for Jose Loiola, and the 9th win for the team.
In 2002
Jose Loiola and Ricardo Santos won the FIVB France Grand Slam.  It was the 54th win for Jose Loiola, the 15th win for Ricardo Santos, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2007
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the Bud Light AVP Long Beach Open.  It was the 81st win for Misty May-Treanor, the 78th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 75th win for the team.
In 2007
Talita Antunes and Renata Ribeiro won the FIVB World Series 13.  It was the 4th win for Talita Antunes, the 4th win for Renata Ribeiro, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2007
Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca won the XV Pan Am Games.  It was the 18th win for Juliana Felisberta, the 17th win for Larissa Franca, and the 17th win for the team.
In 2007
Chantal Laboureur and Levke Spinger won the   CEV U18 European Championships.  It was the 1st win for Chantal Laboureur, the 1st win for Levke Spinger, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Kristo Kollo and Oliver Venno won the   CEV U18 European Championships.  It was the 1st win for Kristo Kollo, the 1st win for Oliver Venno, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Sergiy Popov and Valeriy Samoday won the   2012 CEV U23 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 4th win for Sergiy Popov, the 4th win for Valeriy Samoday, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2012
Chantal Laboureur and Kira Walkenhorst won the   2012 CEV U23 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 3rd win for Chantal Laboureur, the 2nd win for Kira Walkenhorst, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2013
Andrew Hinchey and Ryan Vandenburg won the   Midwest Championships and Junior Festival.  It was the 1st win for Andrew Hinchey, the 1st win for Ryan Vandenburg, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2013
Chara Harris and Megan Wallin-Brockway won the   Midwest Championships and Junior Festival.  It was the 2nd win for Chara Harris, the 2nd win for Megan Wallin-Brockway, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2015
Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen won the XVII Pan Am Games.  It was the 11th win for Lombardo Ontiveros, the 24th win for Juan Virgen, and the 10th win for the team.
In 2015
Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug won the XVII Pan Am Games.  It was the 1st win for Ana Gallay, the 1st win for Georgina Klug, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Sanne Keizer and Madelein Meppelink won the 2018 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship - The Netherlands.  It was the 6th win for Sanne Keizer, the 5th win for Madelein Meppelink, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2019
Alison Cerutti and Alvaro Filho won the FIVB Espinho Four Star.  It was the 29th win for Alison Cerutti, the 5th win for Alvaro Filho, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2019
Nico Beeler and Marco Krattiger won the FIVB Edmonton Three Star.  It was the 2nd win for Nico Beeler, the 1st win for Marco Krattiger, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2019
Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan won the FIVB Edmonton Three Star.  It was the 10th win for Melissa Humana-Paredes, the 6th win for Sarah Pavan, and the 6th win for the team.
 
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7/21/2019
Humana-Paredes & Pavan claim home gold in Edmonton
Edmonton, Canada, July 21, 2019 – The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships’ title celebration is not over yet for Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes as the Canadians secured the gold medal of the $150,000 Edmonton Open on Sunday and became the first in their nation to top the podium in their home sand.
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Beeler & Krattiger win first Swiss gold in 13 years
Edmonton, Canada, July 21, 2019 – Tenth-seeded Marco Krattiger and Nico Beeler placed Switzerland at the top of the podium of the men’s tournament of a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event for the first time 2006 as the Europeans topped Canadians Ben Saxton and Grant O’Gorman 21-15, 23-25, 15-8 at the gold medal match of the $150,000 Edmonton Open.
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Edmonton bronze propels Hasegawa & Futami on their way to Tokyo
Edmonton, Canada, July 21, 2019 – The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour four-star event in Tokyo from July 24-28 will be a very important one to any team with Olympic aspirations as it will serve as the sport’s test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the Japanese capital.
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Espinho gold for Alison & Alvaro Filho; Plavins steals the hearts
Espinho, Portugal, July 21, 2019 – Alison Cerutti & Alvaro Morais Filho emerged victorious from a spectacular all-Brazilian three-set final to triumph with the gold medals at the Espinho four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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7/20/2019
Americans Day & Flint avenge Sydney setback in Edmonton
Edmonton, Canada, July 20, 2019 - Four months after losing an FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour gold medal match to Nicole Laird and Becchara Palmer on their home sand in Australia, Americans Emily Day and Betsi Flint avenged the setback with a two-set semifinal win here Saturday evening at the $150,000 Edmonton Open.
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Expensive change for Beeler & Krattiger, but…..
Edmonton, Canada, July 20, 2019 - Advancing to the semi-finals of the inaugural Edmonton Open proved to be expensive for Nico Beeler and Marco Krattiger, but the Switzerland pair doesn't regret the cost of changing their airline tickets after winning two beach volleyball matches here Saturday to advance to the finals of the FIVB World tour event.
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Many upsets and no sets lost on way to Espinho semis
Espinho, Portugal, July 20, 2019 – Latvia’s Martins Plavins & Edgars Tocs will play against Brazil’s Alison Cerutti & Alvaro Morais Filho in the first of Sunday’s men’s semifinals at the four-star Espinho stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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First four-star gold for Makroguzova & Kholomina
Espinho, Portugal, July 20, 2019 – Fifth-seeded Nadezda Makroguzova & Svetlana Kholomina won the gold medal at the Espinho four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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Schumann and Durant see game the same way
Espinho, Portugal, July 20, 2019 – There was a reshuffle in Australia’s main men’s pairs in the middle of 2018. Right after Damien Schumann won gold at the Commonwealth Games alongside Christopher McHugh, partners were switched and he teamed up with Cole Durant. Durant’s previous teammate, Zachery Schubert, aligned with McHugh.
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Ranghieri making his way back to where he belongs
Edmonton, Canada, July 20, 2019 – Alex Ranghieri was among the best players in the planet between 2015 and 2016, when he won four World Tour gold medals and featured in eight final fours and the Rio 2016 Olympics with former partner Adrian Carambula, but the last two years have been considerably different for the Italian.
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Thole & Wickler back to Espinho experiencing new status
Espinho, Portugal, July 20, 2019 – Just a year ago, Julius Thole & Clemens Wickler won their first ever medal on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour finishing third at the four-star event in Espinho.
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7/19/2019
World champions Humana-Paredes & Pavan pace Edmonton women's field
Edmonton, Canada, July 19, 2019 - With the second-straight day of cool and wet conditions at Northlands Park for the US$150,000 Edmonton Open, newly-crowned FIVB world champions Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan continue to lead the way as eight women's team advanced to quarter-finals.
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Estonians Nolvak &Tiisaar lead European surge in Edmonton
Edmonton, Canada, July 19, 2019 - Led by ninth-seeded Kusti Nolvak/Mart Tiisaar of Estonia, five European men's teams have advanced to the quarter-finals of the US$150,000 Edmonton Open after winning Round of 16 matches here Friday at Northlands Park.
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Claes & Sponcil take revenge from Greece to make Espinho semis
Espinho, Portugal, July 19, 2019 – USA’s Kelly Claes & Sarah Sponcil will meet Brazil’s Ana Patricia Silva Ramos & Rebecca Cavalcanti Barbosa Silva in one of Saturday’s women’s semifinals at the four-star Espinho stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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It’s never too late for Josi Alves
Edmonton, Canada, July 19, 2019 – Most beach volleyball players competing at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour had already established their careers when they turned 29, but that wasn’t the case for Brazilian Josi Alves.
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Brunner & Priddy outrace American legends to win Espinho pool
Espinho, Portugal, July 19, 2019 – Eight teams from seven different countries posted two victories apiece in Friday’s pool stage of the men’s main draw at the four-star Espinho stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour to top their pools and progress straight to the second elimination round.
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Dubovcova & Strbova: It is important to focus on every ball
Espinho, Portugal, July 19, 2019 – Slovakia’s Andrea Strbova & Natalia Dubovcova have their long-term goals, but know that they can reach them only if they play well in the right now.
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7/18/2019
Austrian Strauss twins successful at the Edmonton Open
Edmonton, Canada, July 18, 2019 - The FIVB has been sanctioning beach volleyball events since 1987 and here Thursday at the US$150,000 Edmonton Open, two sets of twins met in the same World Tour beach volleyball match for the second time.
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O'Gorman & Saxton lead Canadian Edmonton effort
Edmonton, Canada, July 18, 2019 - On a cool and wet day at the US$150,000 Edmonton Open here Thursday, top-seeded Grant O'Gorman and Ben Saxton led the effort by the Canadian men by posting a pair of pool play wins over pairs from Brazil and Switzerland.
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Kissling & Zandbergen break into Espinho main draw, at last
Espinho, Portugal, July 18, 2019 – Gabriel Kissling & Michiel Zandbergen broke the seeding in the men’s qualifications twice on Thursday to become the lowest ranked team to progress to Friday’s 32-team main draw at the four-star Espinho stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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Brazil, USA with two pool toppers each at Espinho
Espinho, Portugal, July 18, 2019 – Two teams from Brazil, two from USA and one each from China, Greece, Russia and Spain achieved two wins apiece in Thursday’s pool stage of the women’s main draw at the four-star Espinho stop on the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour to top the standings in their respective pools and advance straight to the round of 16.
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Jul 17-21, 2019 FIVB Edmonton Three Star, Canada M US$75,000
Jul 17-21, 2019 FIVB Edmonton Three Star, Canada W US$75,000
Jul 17-21, 2019 FIVB Espinho Four Star, Portugal M US$150,000
Jul 24-28, 2019 FIVB Tokyo Four Star, Japan M US$150,000
Jul 24-28, 2019 FIVB Tokyo Four Star, Japan W US$150,000
Jul 24-30, 2019 PAN AM XVIII Pan Am Games, Lima, Peru M US$
Jul 24-30, 2019 PAN AM XVIII Pan Am Games, Lima, Peru W US$
Jul 25-28, 2019 AVP Hermosa Beach Open M $100,000
Jul 25-28, 2019 AVP Hermosa Beach Open W $100,000
Jul 25-28, 2019 FIVB World Tour 1 star inEmiliaRomagna presented by BPER, Pinarella di Cervia, Italy M € 5,000
Jul 31-Aug 4, 2019 FIVB Vienna Major Series, Austria M US$300,000
Jul 31-Aug 4, 2019 FIVB Vienna Major Series, Austria W US$300,000
Aug 1-4, 2019 FIVB Ljubljana One Star, Slovenia M € 5,000
Aug 1-4, 2019 FIVB Ljubljana One Star, Slovenia W € 5,000
Aug 1-4, 2019 FIVB Malbork One Star, Malborck, Poland M € 5,000
Aug 6-11, 2019 CEV 2019 European Championships, Moscow, Russia M € 100,000
Aug 6-11, 2019 CEV 2019 European Championships, Moscow, Russia W € 100,000
Aug 7-10, 2019 FIVB Beacharena Vaduz, Liechtenstein W € 5,000
Aug 8-11, 2019 FIVB Budapest One Star, Hungary M € 5,000
Aug 8-11, 2019 FIVB Budapest One Star, Hungary W € 5,000
Aug 8-11, 2019 FIVB Miguel Pereira One Star, Brazil M US$5,000
Aug 8-11, 2019 FIVB Miguel Pereira One Star, Brazil W US$5,000
Aug 8-11, 2019 FIVB Beacharena Vaduz, Liechtenstein M € 5,000
Aug 14-18, 2019 FIVB Moscow Four Star, Russia M US$150,000
Aug 14-18, 2019 FIVB Moscow Four Star, Russia W US$150,000
Aug 15-18, 2019 AVP Gold Series Manhattan Beach Open M&W $300,000
Aug 15-18, 2019 FIVB Knokke-Heist One Star, Belgium M € 5,000
Aug 15-18, 2019 FIVB Knokke-Heist One Star, Belgium W € 5,000
Aug 21-25, 2019 FIVB Jurmala Three Star, Latvia M US$75,000
Aug 21-24, 2019 FIVB Rubavu One Star, Rubawu, Rwanda M US$5,000
Aug 21-24, 2019 FIVB Rubavu One Star, Rubawu, Rwanda W US$5,000



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